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General Fund

Donate to Where Needed MostUse my donation where it is needed most! Funds are split three ways to meet the needs of our schools. Typically, a third goes to teachers in the form of grants, a third to principals for school-wide needs, and a third to multi-school projects.

Taste of the Triangle Sponsorships

Sponsor tTaste of the Triangle!

Taste of the Triangle Sponsor a Teacher

Sponsor a UC teacher or staff member to attend Taste of the Triangle!

Dollar A Day

Just a Dollar a DayContribute a dollar for each school day ($180) or calendar day ($365), or any amount appropriate for your budget. 
$365 supports 1 classroom, 1 teacher, 30 students

Oktoberfest Sponsorships & Booths

Sponsor Oktoberfest, or rent a booth!

Honor A Teacher

Honor a TeacherThis is a simple and popular way to send thanks to a teacher, counselor, staff member or anyone at school who has made a difference in your child’s experience, and at the same time contribute funds for our schools. 

Sustaining Donation

Make a Sustaining Donation thtough PayPalBecome a sustaining donor with PayPal, it’s easy!  By making a recurring donation, you make a lasting commitment to our schools.

Many More Ways to Give

EdUCate! offers many ways to make a difference in a child’s education. For more information about any of these ways to give, please contact our Treasurer.  We thank you for your support!

Business Partnerships
We are always looking for businesses committed to education to partner with us in supporting our schools whether by direct donations, sponsorships, or in-kind contributions. For more information, please contact Katie at

Stock & Securities
Donation of appreciated stock or securities is a win-win for you and EdUCate! By donating stock that has appreciated for more than a year, you are actually giving 20% more than if you sold the stock and then made a cash donation

Matching Gifts
Many companies will match the charitable contributions of their current and retired employees, or their volunteer hours. Check with your personnel department.

Memorial & Scholarship Funds
Many community members have set up a memorial or family fund for college scholarships or other purposes to benefit U.C public school students.

Planned Giving
A legacy gift to EdUCate! through your will, trust or other planned gift will ensure that EdUCate! can continue to support University City public schools in providing a quality education.

The EdUCate! Endowment Fund provides our schools with income each year. Contributions to the Endowment Fund are permanently invested. The income generated is transferred to the General Fund annually. Your gift will never be spent, but the income it generates will be, forever.

Micro Donations

PayPal Giving Fund
Support EdUCate! when you shop online with PayPal. Set us as your favorite charity, and you can choose to donate $1 when you checkout with PayPal. Get started here, The University City Foundation for Public Schools.

Sign up online at and register your eligible cards to activate contributions by participating retailers. Our group ID is 151237892 and the name to designate is EdUCate!

AmazonSmile – Program discontinued 2023 Q1
Choose AmazonSmile for your Amazon shopping. Designate The University City Foundation for Public Schools as your beneficiary and .5% of your purchase is donated to EdUCate!

United Way
Expired? No response from United Way San Diego
Name: U.C. Foundation for Public Schools
Pledge code: 99684

Mailing Address

3268 Governor Drive, PMB 154
San Diego, CA 92122

Federal Tax ID: 33-0539815